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Central African Republic tries to curb religious war crimes

Christian church in the Central African Republic

Prosecutor appointed after a Christian neighborhood was attacked. Christians and rights groups have said Central African Republic’s appointment of a prosecutor to bring war criminals to justice will help restore peace in the country. Christians and other civilians have died …

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Coptic Christian teacher murdered in Egypt

The attack is the latest in a recent spike of violence against the country’s minority Christian community. Suspected Islamic militants on Feb. 16 murdered a Coptic Christian teacher in Egypt’s northern Sinai, officials said. The murder follows a similar attack …

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First baby girl born with three parents


The use of the controversial procedure continues despite medical risks and ethical concerns. In early January, a mother in Ukraine gave birth to a baby girl with DNA from three parents—two women and one man. She is the second baby …

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Terror group releases video of kidnapped missionary

Beatrice Stockly

Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has released a video confirming a Swiss missionary the group kidnapped a year ago is still alive. The video, which is a little over two minutes long, shows Beatrice Stockly clad …

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Sheikh sent to kill pastor converts to Christianity

Bible translators

AMURIA, Uganda — Islamic extremists ambushed a church leader in eastern Uganda this month after a sheikh sent to assassinate him during worship instead accepted Christ, sources told Morning Star News. Sunni Muslim extremists had sent the sheikh, an Islamic …

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